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The Pines Kiama

The Pines is a 6th Generation Regenerative micro-dairy farming on Dharawal land. We make a small range of farmhouse cheeses (Dream, Halloumi, Three Daughters Cheddar and Pearl), natural yoghurt and artisan gelato.

We transitioned away from conventional farming in 2013, reduced chemical inputs and began exploring holistic grazing & herd management. We now use a combination of regenerative, biodynamic, holistic and organic farming principals with the goal of trying to create the healthiest soil systems possible.

We now milk a mixed herd of Holsteins and crossbred cows with Normande, Fleckvieh and Pinzgauer genetics. Our herd is entirely pasture fed, with twice daily rotational cell grazing allowing for optimal pasture recovery times. We're working hard to improve biodiversity on farm, reintroducing native plant species and incorporating non-natives into our long term planting projects.

Sustainability is one of our core ethics and in 2020 we were successful in securing a grant through the DPI to install a Solar and Battery system (60kw of each) which enables us to be completely independent for energy use. We are exploring long term water solutions including soil improvements for better water retention and currently implement a range of water saving techniques to minimise our impact.

Selling at:

Kiama Farmers’ Market – Every Wednesday at Surf Beach, Kiama – currently trading from 3-6pm

Carriageworks Farmers Market – We now attend once a month (Next Market 2022 – Feb 19th 8am – 1pm)

Phone: 0449 914 063
Email: [email protected]